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SEA TO SKY REAL ESTATE NEWS

Welcome to my blog, thanks for stopping by. You will find home and lifestyle tips, upcoming events, local dining recommendations, market updates and much more. Stay awhile and have a browse.

May Market Update

MAY MARKET STATISTICS

As you would have noticed from the last two months of market updates we are in a transitioning marketplace, as is the rest of Canada / North America. There are a number of reasons why the market is changing, the most pertinent is the Bank of Canada aggressively increasing interest rates. Why are they doing this? It’s a last ditch effort to curb escalating …

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APRIL MARKET UPDATE

It is likely not news to anyone that a change is in the air with regards to the local real estate market. Now, whenever there is uncertainty you typically see households and businesses alike pulling back from big purchases. However, it bares repeating that Squamish is NOT in a balanced market just yet. Our sales/active listings ratio is still well above 21% in all …

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MARCH MARKET UPDATE

It’s officially spring here in Squamish and everyone is out and about soaking up the sunshine. There has been a noticeable change in the market of late, with pricing remaining strong, however, multiple offers becoming less commonplace. Why has this happened? Well its likely a combination of a few things: 1) There have been interest rate rises & a new federal budget released and …

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FEBRUARY MARKET UPDATE

February was an interesting month, sold pricing & sales went up with inventory & days on market down as compared to February 2021. In February we started to see a few sales come in below list price, with subjects in place. I know, it seems like an eternity since I have said that. That being said, we are still in a sellers market and pricing …

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JANUARY MARKET UPDATE

And we are back with another market update. The first of 2022. As we discussed in previous blogs, the market last year was really chaotic, multiple subject free offers, record sales prices in the least amount of time were common place. Just when I thought pricing couldn’t possibly keep climbing at this rate, it continued. January 2022 was a quieter month with less sales …

DECEMBER MARKET UPDATE

Squamish’s average sale price across all property types in December 2021 was $1,192,249 (+33.5%). We saw 30 new listings to the MLS throughout the month (down 21% year-over-year) and 50 new sales registered which represents a 33% decrease from December 2020. It took an average 15 days to sell a property in Squamish (64% faster than the same time in 2020). The average sales …

Squamish and the Howe Sound

Frequently Asked Questions

As a Realtor I am often asked a lot of similar questions, especially when working with clients who live outside of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Here is a guide of the questions I am most frequently asked… What is an illegal suite, and what are the risks associated? This is a common question that comes up all the time. The first thing I want to clear …

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Everything you wanted to know about Ridehub & mou...

I had a chance to speak with Sara Archer, CEO of Ridehub and Ridehub Cafe, and an all-round awesome individual this past month. Ridehub is a locally owned and operated business here in Squamish, B.C. (woohoo!) and they have created an incredible offering for locals and visitors alike. Ridehub specializes in providing a one-stop shop for all your mountain biking needs. From rentals to …

October Squamish Market Update, Katie McLachlan Squamish Realtor

October Market Update

Hello and welcome back for the October Squamish Market Update! I know, I literally just posted the September update a week ago (oops), but that just shows how busy the last few months have been in Squamish Real Estate Land. Here is a video breakdown of the results from October 2020 for your viewing pleasure.  Let's get right into the numbers for October 2020 ...
Katie McLachlan Remax Squamish Real estate Relocation Specialist

September Market Update

Squamish’s average sale price across all property types in September 2020 was $822,560 (5.3% decrease as compared to last Septembers average price). We saw 97 new listings to the MLS throughout the month (an increase of 6.6% year-over-year) and 72 new sales registered which represents a huge 60% increase from September 2019. The average sales price for Detached Properties in Squamish was $1,105,474 (+3.9% …

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